As part of Design House’s office revamp, creative director Marcus Haslam has been put in charge of toilet graphics. A theme he clearly warmed to when he expanded the original brief to include new names, as well as a new design concept. Why not call the two rooms John and Lav?, Haslam suggested cheekily. For some reason the consultancy’s co-founder John Larkin and managing director Lavinia Culverhouse vetoed the idea.
Speaking at this year’s D&AD Festival in London, the graphic designer talks about the weird and wonderful world of Wes, brutal 8am starts and why her job felt like “playing
Creative director Jenny Theolin has launched a new platform that will name studios which treat their junior employees well based on “positive” reviews, rather than a “black-list” that shames companies.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.